Politics

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IOO Western Indian Ocean perspectives 2017

What do we expect of 2017? The year is still fresh and plenty lies in store for this region. Is the Western Indian Ocean region expecting m...

World rushes to meet Aichi Target on Protected Areas

By Wanjohi Kabukuru
[Hawai'i, US] Protected areas on earth now account for 14.7 per cent of the earth`s land mass and 11.95 per cent of territo...

Economy

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Ocean wealth valued at US$24 trillion

By Wanjohi Kabukuru
[Honolulu, Hawai’i] As of 2015 the global oceans wealth was valued at US$24 trillion. With an annual value of goods and s...

Diplomacy

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Along came President-Elect Donald Trump

By Malik Hossain
[Marrakech, Morocco] In the run up to COP21 hosted by the French government in its capital, Paris in 2015, there was frenetic ...

Security

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Navy General takes over as new Chief of Kenya Defence Forces

By Khatib Ramadhan
[Mombasa, Kenya] Kenya’s highly decorated Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Julius Karangi has retired. After fou...

Energy

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Hydrocarbons exploitation force Mozambique and Tanzania to discuss ocean borders

Bob Gumbe and Inacio Silva
[Maputo, Mozambique] The entire border of Mozambique and Tanzania defining the terrestrial and maritime borders are defined by n...